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SOME “SPANISH” WORDS
After each letter of the alphabet most words are in alphabetical order; however, being lazy (retired) addition words are added to the end of the initial list. Also, "FYI" the Spanish word may change depending on how the word is used in a sentence
A

A little bit – Un poco               A lot – Mucho                       Airport – Aeropuerto

Already – Ya                          Also – También                    Around – Alrededor

Arrival – Llegada                    ATM – Cajero Bancario           Attend – Asistir

Avenue – Avenida                  Apartment - Apartamento        Ants - Hormigas

B

Bag – Bolso / Maleta              Bank – Banco                          Bathroom – Bano

Be able – Poder                     Be, stay – Estar                      Beach – Playa

Beauitful – Bonito                   Bed – Cam                             Beer – Cerveza            

Belt – Correa / Cinturón          Between – Entre                      Big – Grande               

Birds – Aves                         Block – Blusa                           Blouse – Blusa

Bread – Pan                         Break – Romper                       Breakfast – Desayuno 

Building – Edifico                    Bus Stop – Parada de Negocios   Buy – Comprar

Business – Comercio              Blue – Azul                              Broken – Roto        

Bugs – Bichos                       Beautiful - Bonito

C

Card – Tarjeta                     Credit card – Tarjeta crédito

City – Ciudad                       Climate – Clima                        Close / Near – Cerca  

Coat – Saco                        Cold water – Agua fría               Color – Color               

Come – Venir                      Cook – Cocinar                         Corner – Esquina         

Cost – Valer                        Country side – Campo               Curtain – Cortina        

Customs – Aduana               Cut – Partir                              Condo – Condominio

Closed - Cerrado

 CH

Chair – Silla                             Change – Cambio                      Change, Coin – Moneda

Change, Exchange – Cambiar    Cheap – Barato                          Check – Cheque

Chicken – Pollo                        Church – Iglesia                          Coffee – Café

Coffee black – Café negro         Check Account – Cuenta Corriente

Cat – Gato                             Clean - Limpiar

D

Delicious – Delicioso                  Departure – Salida                  Dessert – Postre

Different – Diferente                 Difficult – Difícil                       Dinner – Cena  

Dining Room – Comedor            Do, make – Hacer                  Documents – Documentos

Dress – Vestido                        Drink – Beber                        Driver – Conductor     

Drug Store – Farmacia               Due to – Debido a                  Down - Abajo  

Door – Puerta                          Done – Hecho                        Dog - Perro

E

Early – Temprano                    East – Este                           Easy – Fácil

Eat – Comer                           Elevator – Ascensor                Enjoy – Disfrutar

Enter – Entrar                         Excellent – Excelente               Exist – Existir

Existing – Emocionante            Expensive – Caro                     Experience – Experiencia           

Emergency – De emergencia                                           Electric - Eléctrico

F

Far – Lejos                             Fare – Tarifa                         Fast – Rápido

Fear – Temer                          Filet – Filete                          Find – Encontrar

First – Primero                         Fish – Pescado                       Floor – Piso

Flowers – Flores                       Food, Meal – Comida               Foreigner – Extranjero

Forget – Olvidarse                    Fork – Tenedor                       Found – Fundar

Fruit – Fruta                            Funny – Divertido                     For Sale – Se Vende

For Rent – Se Arriendo

 

G

Gate, Door – Puerta                 Go down – Bajar                      Go up – Subir

Give – Dar                              Glass – Vaso                           Go – Ir, Irse

Go to bed - Acostarse               Go, Move – Trasladarse             Gold – Oro

Good – Bueno                                      

H

Handmade – A mano                Have – Tener                         Hard-boiled egg – Huevos duros

Here you are – Aquí lo tiene        High – Alta                             Holiday – Día feriado 

Wait – Esperar                         Hot water – Aqua Caliente         House – Casa   

Hour – hora                             Hello – Hola                            Help - Ayuda

I

Information – Información         Island – Islas                            I am going - Voy

J

Jacket – Chaqueta                    Job – Trabajo                           Juice – Jugo

K

Keep – Guardar                        Key – Llave                               Knife – Cuchillo

Know – Saber

L

Land – Aterrizar                      Last name – Apellido                Later – Después

Laugh – Reírse                        Learn – Aprender                     Leave – Salir

Left – Izquierda                       Less than – Menos que             Light, room – Luz

Light, not heavy – Liviano         Listen – Escuchar                      Live – Vivir

Look – Mirar                           Luck – Suerte                           Luggage – Equipaje

Lunch – Almuerzo

M

Map – Mapa                           Meat – Carne                           Menu – La Carta

More – Mas                            Mountain – Montana                 Move, go – Movilizarse

Municipality – Municipio              Museum – Museo                     Minute – Minuto                     

N

Name – Nombre                      Napkin – Servilleta                     National – Nacional

Nature – Naturaleza                 Need – Necesitar                       Next month – Próximo mes     

Next week – Próximo semana    Next year – Próximo ano             North – Norte

Now – Ahora                           Numbers - Números

O

Office – Oficina                        Old, former – Antiguo              Omelette – Tortilla

Only – Solamente                     Open – Abrir                          Orange – Naranja

Over – Sobre                           Owe, should – Deber

P

Pants – Pantalón                      Party, festival – Fiesta            Passenger – Pasajero

Passport – Pasaporte                People – Gente                      Population – Población

Perform – Estrenar                   Picture – Película                    Picture – Foto

Pillow – Almohada                     Place – Paraje                        Plant – Planta

Please – Por favor                    Police – Policía                   Port, harbor – Puerto

Post office – Correo                  Process – Proceso                   Pure – Pura                 

Put – Poner                              Put in – Meter                       Pay - Pagar

Q

Quality – Calidad

R

Read – Leer                           Reason – Razón                      Receive – Recibir

Recommend – Recomendar       Restaurant – Restaurante         Return – Regresar                  

Come back – Volver                 Right – Derecha                      River – Rio                              

Run – Correr                           Red – Rojos                           Ready - Listo

S

Satisfy – Satisfacer               Savings account – Cuenta de ahorros

Say – Decir                         Scrambled eggs – Huevos revueltos

Sea – Mar                           Seafood – Mariscos                       Single - Solo

Seafood in lemon soup – Ceviche                                              Seat – Asiento

See – Ver                             Sell – Vender                               Send – Enviar             

Shirt – Camisa                       Shoes – Zapatos                          Shrimp – Camarón       

Sign, write – Firma                  Silver – Plata                               Silverware – Cubierto           

Size – Talla                            Skirt – Falda                                Sleep – Dormirse

Slow – Despacio                      Soap – Jabón                              Some – Algunos

Something – Algo                    Soon – Próximamente                  South – Sur

Species – Especie                    Spend time – Pasar                     Spoon – Cuchara

Stay – Quedarse                     Straight – Recto                          Street – Calle

Sugar – Azucar                       Surf – Surfear                             Swim – Nadar

Spices – Especias                     Sand – Arena  

T

Table – Mesa                        Take a bath – Bañarse              Take a nap – Hacer la siesta   

Take a shower – Ducharse       Take off – Despegar                 Take, carry – Llevar   

Telephone – Teléfono              Television – Televisor                Tell – Contar   

Taxi – Taxi                            Then – Luego                          Then, after – Después

There – Allí, allá                      Things – Cosas                         This morning – Esta mañana   

This afternoon – Esta tarde       This evening – Esta noche          Tissue – Papel higiénico          

Toast – Tostada                     Today – Hoy                            Tomorrow – Mañana   

Tomorrow morning – Mañana de mañana                                 Tonight – Esta noche              

Towel – Toalla                         Traffic light – Semáforo             Transfer – Transferencia      

Travel – Recorrer                     Trip – Viaje                             Try, attempt – Intentar         

Turtle – Tortuga                      Typical – Típico                        Time – Tiempo

To return - Volver

U

Understand – Comprender       Unique – Único                         Up - Arriba

V

Valley – Valle                         Variety – Variedad                   Vary – Variar

Vegetables – Verduras             Very much – Muchísimo           Visit – Visitar

W

Waiter, Waitress – Camarero Wake up – Despertarse               Walk – Caminar                       

Wallet – Billetera                      Wash – Lavarse                     Watch TV – Ver television     

Water – Agua                         Waterfalls – Casadas               Watermelon – Sandia             

West – Oeste                          Where – Donde                     Whole – Todo             

Wide – Ancho                         Window – Ventanilla                  Wish – Desear            

With me – Conmigo                 With you – Contigo                   Wonders – Delicias                             

Wood – Madera                      Wood construction – Obra          World – Mundo                       

Write – Escribir                        What – Que                            Work - Trabajar

Wind – Viento                         Wife – Esposa                          Whale – Ballena

With - Con

Y

Yellow – Amarillo                     Yes – Si                                   Youngster – Jóvenes

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